The Times--Record (Blackwell, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 6, 1913 Page: 3 of 8
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grades of hay and straw.
Th# Following Grade* Have Been Es-
tablished by the National Hay
(National Crop Improvement Service. 1
Choice Timothy Hay—Shall be tim-
othy not mixed with over one-twen-
;ieth other grasses, properly cured,
bright, natural color, sound and well
. No. 1 Timothy Hay—Shall be tim-
othy with not more than one-eighth
mixed with clover or other tame
grasses, properly cured, good color,
sound and well haled.
No. 2 Timothy Hay—Shall be tim-
othy not good enough tor No. 1. not
over one-fourth mixed with clover or
other tame grasses, fair color, sound
irul well baled
No. 3 Timothy Hay—Shall include
nil ha;, not good enough tor other
grades, sound and welt baled.
Light Clover Mixed Hay—Shall be
timothy mixed with clover. The clover
mixture not over one-fourth, properly
cured, good color, sound und well
No. 1 Clover Mixed Hay—Shall he
timothy and clover mixed, with at
least one-half timothy, good color,
sound and well baled.
No. 2 Clover Mixed Hay—Shall be
timothy and clover mixed with at least
one-third timothy, reasonably sound
and well baled.
No. 1 Clover Hay—Shall be medium
clover not over one-twentieth other
grasses, properly cured, sound and
No. 2 Clover Hay—Shall be clover,
'sound, well baled, not good enough
ror No. 1.
No Grade Hay—Shall include all
hay badly cured., stained, threshed or
in any way unsound.
Choice Prairie Hay—Shall be upland
hay of bright, natural color, well
cured, sweet, sound, and may contain
3 per cent weeds.
No. 1 Prairie Hay—Shall be upland
and may contain one-quarter midland,
both of good color, well cured, sweet,
sound, and may contain 8 per ceut
No. 2 Prairie Hay—Shall be upland,
of fair color and may contain one-
half midland, both of good color, well
cured, sweet, sound, and may contain
12% per cent weeds.
No. 3 Prairie Hay—Shall include
hay not good enough for other grades
and not caked.
No. 1 Midland—Shall be midland
hay of good color, well cured, sweet,
sound, and may contain 3 per cent
No. 2 Midland—Shall be fair color,
or slough hay of good color, and may
contain 12% per cent weeds
Packing Hay—Shall include all wild
hay not good enough for other grades
and not caked.
No Grade Prairie Hay—Shall in-
clude all hay not good enough for
Choice Alfalfa—Shall be reasonably
fine, leafy alfalfa of bright green
color, properly cured sound, sweet
and well baled.
No. 1 Alfalfa—Shall be coarse al-
falfa of natural color, or reasonably
tine, leafy alfalfa of good color, and
may contain I> per cent of foreign
grasses, must be well baled, sound and
No. 2 Alfalfa—Shall include alfalfa
somewhat bleached, but of fair color,
reasonably leafy, not more than one-
eighth foreign grasses, sound and
No. 3 Alfalfa — Shall include
bleached alfalfa, or alfalfa mixed
with not to exceed one-fourth foreign
grasses, but when mixed must be of
fair color, sound and well baled.
No Grado Alfalfa—Shall include all
alfalfa not good enough for other
mules, caked, musty, greasy or
No. 1 Straight Rye Straw—Shall be
in large bales, clean, bright, long rye
straw, pressed in bundles, sound and
No. 2 Straight Rye Straw—Shall be
in large bales, long rye straw, press-
ed in bundles, sound and well baled,
not good enough for No. 1.
No. 1 Tangled Rye Straw—Shall be
reasonably clean rye straw, good col-
or. sound and well baled.
No. 2 Tangled Rye Straw—Shall be
reasonably clean, may be some -stain-
ed, but not good enough for No. 1.
No. 1 Wheat Straw—Shall be rea-
sonably clean wheat straw, sound and
No. 2 Wheat Straw—Shall be rea-
sonably clean, may be some stained,
but not good enough for No. 1.
No. 1 Oat Straw—Shall be reason-
ably clean oat straw, sound and well
No. 2 Oat Straw—Shall be reason-
ably clean: may be some stair:ed. but
not good enough for No. 1.
of potatoes $2 percent greater. t he ]
• yields were as follows:
j Wheat on alfalfa land, 30
on other land, 18 bushels.
| Oats on alfalfa land. TB bushels: on
j other land, 87 bushels.
Potatoes on alfaU'a land. 81 bush-
els; on other land. 62 bushels.
I give the result of this experiment
to show something of the value «t
alfalfa as a fertiliser. 1 do not think
its full value in this respect is ye!
known, but sufficient Is known of the
plant to warrant the assertion, that
it is the most marvelous forage plant ;
known to agriculture.
Comparing Corn and Alfalfa Profit.
The government has recently is-
sued a summary of the cost oi pro-
ducing corn in 1800, and u shows
that, the total cost of grow mg an acre
of corn, excluding rant, is *8.1“'. in-
cluding rent. $14.07; Yield, per acre,
42.6 bushels. Cost, excluding rent,
per bushel. 21.4 cents; Including rent,
per bushel, 83 cents. Value per
bushel. 55 cents: value r>e- acre, j
$23.43. Difference between va’ue and
cost per acre, excluding rent. 1.83; j
including rent, $8.36. By-products, |
$1.50. Total, $15.88.
Investigate: Grasp Opportunity
We have here a showing of $15.83
per acre for corn against sr.o pot
acre for alfalfa. You may say 'hat it
is too great, to be true. 1 do ex-
peer, all farmers to be converted at
once, but 1 do admonish vou to in-
vestigate and then grasp the oppor-
tunity to aid in one oi the most im-
Crop Improvement I
K»wv County nhooM have • f*
Hurmn lu rtwrgv Of a practical
A WARGER YIELD OF BETTER HAY.
Arise at Hey AM Out of ^repertiea—
Farmers Must Raise Mora Hay of
a Batter Quality to Meet De-
mand-Farmer* Bhewld 8h*«
lix LKAGtJB MMWIIW8
lie stand That, Expense* he
And Sydney Sue**
Proiits in Growing This Plant lot
Hay Larger Than in Growing
Corn.—Pays 6 Per Cent
on $1000 Land.
| At the recent meeting of the Kny
l County Tax League and Protective
■ Bert Ball i association the following reBolutious
[National Crop Improvement Service.] i'wero unanimously; adopted:
3tne» hay Is one of the most iru- Whereas, it is our opinion tmu
portent farm crops, it Is very Impor- j ;ifl, alu( county governments ol the
'ant that every farmer should be
formulation, of the bills tebe submit-
ted at the extra session of congress.
The work’ of the committee, vttl be ,
BO performed that congress can bon-
sider one. general bill as in the past,
or eighteen bills, whieh will be'nec-
essary if there is to be revision sched-
ule bv schedule. • The metiiod to; h?>(V
pursued iu this connection will be ....
decided by a cuccus to be held by
the house democrats immediately at-
ALFALFA AS FERTILIZER
At ae Average of $15 Per Ton With
Five Tons to the Acre, Alfalfa Oc-
cupies an Important Place Among
the Foremost Farm Crops in
By A. P. Grout, Pres. Illinois Alfalfa
[Nation.; I Crop improvement Service.!
— About twenty years ago I tried the
portant. agricultural developments oi eXpcrjme,,, 0t growing alfalfa in I (li-
the age. nois. ! sowed about two acres and
—---- secured a fair sun d and grew a fairly
SOIL INOCULATION. | ,-or four Gr live years. 1
---— ; was almost entirely ignorant as to the
By Delbert Utter. j ,,r0t.01. cd,, atid management of it,
[National Crop Improvement Service.] | . , h l)luo graSs5 and
The importance of soil i o. crowded it out and l
for the successful growing oi ahal.a j ^ ^ but immediately re-
name s round with four or
vitally Interested in producing a larger
yield of better quality. Huy is one of
tb»- principal money crops of the
United States. Hay and legumes or.*
invaluable as rotation crops. Any man
interested in obtaining the best re-
sults in growing hay should circulate
the following agreement, and get at
least a hundred signers in his locality:
.Whereas, the United States does
not produce as a whole, one-half as
much hay as it should, and
Whereas, owing to this fact the price
of ha\ Is nil out of proportion as com-
pared with other farm crops, now
Therefore, in order to produce more
and better iiay, we the undersigned
agve* t- follows:
W,\ tlu- undersigned, of.....County.
lieivby u&rtM* to ro-op^-rut*1 with
T il • ' LC. ieulturul department of our
fv»*iJr^i», hml u till wii'li other, in
growing and ,!i.- UTiffi.vtffig pure seed.
T. attend called meeting of all
th.1 signers hereto, and to agree one
e.'i)', it'.,, other to sow the number or
nr,.- ,t opposite to <>or names tor
th, i -, n of HUMS, Of the kind, type
and vitriol v of bay best adapted to the
state of Oklahoma have exist l’ar more j ter the extra session convenes.-
since statehood to conduct them, than the democrats purpose to repeal th "
the duties they perform would justify, | .v.drich law it will be necessary
amj ! make changes in the administrat ve
provisions and also to reenact the
corporation tax proposal. The dem-
ocrats have abandoned definitely the
excise tax bill, which covered corpo-
rations, so they feel it essential, i«
order to obtain revenue, to deal di-
rectly with corporations, much in the
same fashion as dots the Aldrich
Representative Hull, democrat, of
Tennessee purposes to introduce a
bill providing for the raising of
______________ $100,000,000 front an income tux, in-
thiV state relief from this burden- j C|„dlng the corporation tax, as part
of the $309,000,000 basts of revenue
from the tariff. This would be cou-
Whoreas, it is our opinion that un-
der the present constitution and laws
of the state of Oklahoma there are
certain useless state aud county offi-
ces which are a burden upon the tax
payers of this state; and
Whereas, it is our opinion that the
people of Oklahoma aro paying far in
excess of the benefits received, for
the conduct of state aud county gov-
Whereas, we believe that. t.ho pres-
ent legislature can give tin- people »l
other gr a
should bo impressed upon the funner i !‘K"
contemplating growing this most val- I
Go into the alfalfa field at this time
and examine the roots and observe if
the nodules that contain nitrogen-
gathering bacteria are present. If the
plant is spindling aud light-colored no
nodules will be found and it. is just as
impossible to secure a crop of allalt'a
under such conditions as it is t.o make
bread without yeast.
Inoculation by the application of
soil from an old alfalfa field Is very
necessary spreading four of five hun-
dred pounds on each acre. It should b->
harrowed in as soon as possible to
prevent the sun from killing the bac-
terial germs. Soil taken from a field
where sweet clover has been grown,
serves the purpose very well if alfalfa
soil cannot be securad.
soli a nr! climate of this county
To Keep this* type pure and wh.ui
harvested i i> demand a ^i nuuated
price n i‘ford it if? to th4' <junh< • wlvfl
deliver d. . .
Tim ; iv,- will do everything in our
now.:!- to Induce every farmer to value
the liesl ivies so that eventually au
l!i,» hay shipped from ihts station "dj
be uniform and fror from mixture or
Are you sufficiently interested In the
Itay situation in your own vicinity
Therefore, be It resolved, by the
, Kay County Tax league In conven-
tion assembled at Blackwell, OKla-
! homa, Jan. 27, 1918:
First. That we favor the repeal of
all laws creating the office of state
highway commissioner anti fixing bis
Second. That we favor tho repeal
of the present laws creating t.ho oinco
to obtain signers to this agreement? , gQ w Uu} county m which they
SCIENCE OF CURING HAY.
sldered by the committee In coxmec-
uon with contemplated early ratifica-
tion of the constitutional amendment
to sanction income tax legislation.
Considerable question lias ariueu as
to the advisability of enacting an in-
heritance tax bill because the states
now Impose heavy duties on tho es-
.............. tivtos of deceased. The democrat*
of state* game warden and providing I alBO iutend to pass a farmers' i.. ‘
for his deputies and salaries. Vtejlist bm. The sentiment ainon.
further believe that all the funds re- j democrats of the committi
celved from all hunting licenses | thc report to the house of
cotton, metal, sugar and
five acres more.
Seeing the Neea of Inoculation.
I again secured a fair stand; but
soon discovered that that part of the
field which bad first been seeded in
alfalfa iid much better than the
newly setJ"d part. It was about this
time hat 1 begun to read about al-
falfa bacteria and the necessity of
apply*up inoculated soil, or the soil
fvori an .10 field where alfalfa had
been grown, i immediately secured
a lev hundred pounds of inoculated
ceil lor use on my own field. Hie
efw>* i wi fe almost magical.
0;5 o'erir.g Another Point
In tii- rioanlimo it
th ■,t when me plant reached a certain | serves, or his lack of knowledge on
Do Not Expose Hay to the Hot Sun
as Bleaching Decreases Quality.
By E. P Robs.
[National Crop Improvement Service. 1
Notwithstanding the rapid progress
that has been made in all lines, the
farmer is yet to awaken to a full real-
ization of the. importance of his hay
crop. I should think that $39 a -un
ought to bo enough inducement to sit
op and take notice. The greatest
enemy of hay today and the one tea
| lure that is retarding its growth is
are collected, tor tue purpose of car-
rying on the auairs of tnat county.
Tnirfi. Vve are in lavor of amend-
ing the laws of tne state so tnat no
state or district omcer or commis-
sion, shall have the power to ap-
point more deputies uian necessaiy
tor the proper Handling of the at-
xairs of such ou.cer or commissions,
,uid tnat trie salaries of eucn depu-
ties and employes snail be fixed at
a reasonable sum.
Fourth, That we favor amending
the laws of tins state so as to unite
tn.i duties of tne o.nce of county clerk
,,v' ■ ..... | the, unwillingness of the farmer to . tn , UUUes ui mo mm,*, -----
was discovered | gjve jt the close consideration i( i with tho duties of the oincc of the
stag, of development it should be
cut and if the cutting were delayed,
h would be very detrimental to the
__ future growth of Lite plant. Then the
Nebraska ExDeriment! neocsalty of cultivating the growing
Nebraska Expe r, ^ ()f bccatnc known, in or-
° a ' ' 1 pef to prevent the growth of blue
[National Crop Improvement Service.] | prpqs and Other grasses and weeds.
Care should be taken ti> keep rains j jffy Acres of Successful Alfalfa.
C, W. Pugsley,
up at -
from spoiling the hay, but a rain does
not necessarily ruin the crop. It is
usually the best practice to cut in the
morning, begin stirring with a sicie-
delivery rake in the afternoon, allow
it to lie in the windrow over night,
and stir again with the rake in the
morning after the dew is off. It will
be ready to stack by the second a it er-
noon. in good drying weather. The
hay should not be left in tho swath
exposed to Intense sunshine very long,
as the leaves become crisp and are
shattered off. It should be remembered
that the leaves are the most valuable
part of the plant
SEEDING TO CLOVER.
1 have now more than fifty acres of
growing alfalfa f experience no dif-
ficulty in securing a good stand and
in growing large crops of the richest'
Pays 6 Percent on $1,000 Land.
A careful record was kept of • four
acres for five years, (1905-1909) and
tho average was found to be four and
eight-tenths tons per ucre, field
■weights. The lowest yield during the
term was 2.28 tons and the highest
7.92 tons This yield was made in
1906, in four cuttings. A total of 5)6
tons of hay w as produced on the four
acres in five years. The price of al-
falfa during this period ranged from
__ $12.50 to $22 per ton. Taking a con-
[National Crop Improvement Service.] I gervative average of $15 per ton, we
Clover growing alone is no! likely j have fhe 3tin, ol- $1,440 or $288 for one
to stand up well. If sown in mixture | year, or $72 p,*r year for each acre,
with a stout growing grass, such as p^neting $12 per acre for the culti
timothy or orchard grass, the clovers
retain their upright position much bet-
ter than when growing alone.
In the former case the following
qurntities «f seed per acre will be
Red clover....................... ^
Mammoth clover................. 20
Alsike clover .................... 12
White clover .................... *
IMPROVING OLD PASTURES
By M. F. Miller. Agronomist Agri. Exp.
vation and care of this land and the
harvesting of the crop, for each year,
and we have $69 per acre, clear of all
I feel very sure that for the past
few years m) alfalfa has produced five
ions per acre, which at $15 per ton
(and 1 have never been able to buy it
at that, price) returns $75 per acre.
But to be w'ell within bounds we will
discount the amount one-third and we
still have left $59 per acre or five
per cent on a valuation of $1,000.
Mr. Tullock’* Yield*.
These figures may appear large and
over-estimated and I will therefore
rNatlonal Crop Improvement Service.]
Where a pasture has begun to tall
it can be made much more productive
by drilling in with a disk drill, in early
spring, a mixture of two pounds red,
two pounds mammoth and one pound
alsike clover, running tho seed Into
the gashes made by the disks. If a
disk drill is not available the land may ______________________
be disked, the seed broadcasted, and 1 mucb as s;i tons per acre
this particular branch of farming.
There is no crop the farmer can raise
that: brings him in as quick returns so
easily as vveU cured hay or alfalfa
neatly baled. There are as yet a great
many farmers who have the lesson of
hay growing to learn.
, Do Not Exposa.
1 The first aim in the curing of hay
is to expose it as little as possible to
the 3un, for palatability decreases with
the increase of bleaching. It should
be protected as much as possible from
the dampness which takes from it
aroma and certain other properties.
The air and the wind are the agents
that will properly cure hay. retaining
the natural color and sweetness. If
it is over sun cured, it will not only
lose its palatability and many of its
leaves, but it loses more than a due
amount of weight. On the other hand,
if exposed to excessive rains alfatfa
soon becomes practically useless for
food Give the hay air and wind to
cure it properly, preserving the green
color, the weight, palatability, aroma
and nutrition to the highest degree.
Cure in Swath.
How many times we have seen on
the market a shipment of hay that is
dry and lifeless: that lias been
bleached out until it is little more
than wood, with aroma missing and
the nutrition lacking, making It a
ni09t unpalatable food. The best re-
sults can be obtained by curing hay
in the swath—just as it falls from tho
mower. This form of curing has many
strong and striking advantages. It is
not only labor saving, but It enables
the hay maker to do it much more
quickly and this in turn lessens tho
hazards from losses of exposure to
rain and from the over-maturing part
of the crop.
Coat of Curing.
The cost of curing in the swath is
register of ueeds, thus abolishing the
office of county clerk.
Fifth. Wc favor the amendment of
the constitution and laws of the state
so as to abolish tho office of county
judge and superior judge and transfer
the duties of that office to the office
of district judge, cl*rJLt>t the-district
court and stenographer Of the dis-
Sixth. We favor the amendment of
the constitution and laws of the state
ho u» to prohibit the appointment of
deputies by tho county attorney and
county superintendent without mi-
vice and consent of the board of
Seventh. We favor the repeal of
the law creating the office of. county
assessor and will favor a law provid-
ing for the assessment of property
bv township and city assessors.
Eighth. We favor the repeal of
the law creating the office of tho
county excise board.
Ninth. We are in favor of the as-
sessment of property at its fair cash
value, estimutfed at the price fc would
bring at a fair voluntary sale, aud
when so assessed, we are opposed to
any board having tho power to either
raise or lower said assessmenL
Tenth. We are in favor of the
amendment of our constitution and j
laws so as to provide for the govern-
ment of counties by the commission
form of government
Eleventh. We favor the amend-
ment of the constitution and laws
of the state of Oklahoma so as to
bills in practically the sai
as the raeaBuras adopted by 1
during the present congres- aud ve-
toed by President Taft or killed iu
conference. In pursuing vae poi ey
of advocating the bills aim dy acted
on, the democrats are seekiu . to irco
themselves from the charge
action a year ago wa3 for
The committee docs not 1.
can complete its dratt of
lives upon which
before April 1. This means
Wilson will be urged not. t
extra session before the firs
April. If the caucus di ' ' 10
revise the tariff in a general u tUiw
will enable congresB to adjourn with-
in three months. If, on the otlici
hand, the principle of revision sched-
ule by schedule is adopted, leaders
say the work will occupy five months.
The democratic membership of the
senate finance committee, which will
handle the tariff in the upper house,
has not been determined upon and
will not be until later in the session.
There are at least eight protection
democrats in that body. A combina-
tion by them with the republicans
and progressives will result in the
adoption of duties which will be pro-
tective in character. This can be
averted only by Mr. Wilson applying
the party lash to the recalcitrant
members of his party. Mr. Wilson
has not indicated to Mr. Underwood
or any one elBO in authority what the
extent of reduction of tariff dutian
should be, nor the tax that should be
imposed on incomes.
ALL WINTER ABOARD WRECK
How Two Plucky Newfoundland Pldk-
ertnen Rescued a Derelict Schooner
Pre»p an lee-Pie*.
In winning salvage the Newfound-
landers do not seem to reflect upon
the length of hardship and peril to
which they nmat go. This is ebarec
tcristic of their lives in evety respect;
It is a proverb with them that they
go when they can., and K:>vc getting
j limit the total levy in each year f«r |
j state and eouuty and township offl* | abnn,jOBC(| by her ere* in the Strait
>r(ji to not exceed one aud one- of jn earl> u inter as hope
- . . . _ .. ’V ' fourth per cent of the assessed valw- j lossly lost, was carried < ff iu the icc-
and at the same time beara all the ! I0»rui P«r L I . tho s!ili;;i , , , miner in
poium of advantage If properly fol- ■ ation.
lowed out The length of exposure ] Twelfth. We favor the amendment
Quote you from others who have had —- — - — 1 cere,
experience in growing alfalfa. George very much lee. than any other, tonn |
F. Tullock. Farmers' Institute Direc-
tor from the Rockford District, said
the world that th'- d>-r<
be seen again. Tlv. r
. . .. . slightest expectation 1
unty and the weather. Many farm- ag to expedite and reduce fhe costs wouW ^ lhy u„a, .
i> permit their hay to lie on the Qf adinin|8tnitj0n of estates of dece- tn8urance' settlement
at Kdw^dLvmea!aHt%aJathat,,a yield ! i of our I,robat« code iD *ucb a Way
of five tons of alfalfa per acre was a
conservative estimate and that under
CURING CLOVER HAY.
(National Crop Improvement Service.]
The first point, to be considered tn
connection with this topic is the
proper degree of maturity. Clover is
often allowed to stand too j much of the time hav-
be suffered to remain until a consider- | »,,r ’ _____ m _______
farn-able conditions lie had known as | ** fhorou(thlv ,ur„a and then |t indents and manage the affairs 01 m»- plaint or metier -
either placed in stacks or taken direct ! nors and incompetent persons schooneroff lor taiL iwi
to the barn. When Intended for im- ' Thirteenth. We favor the amend- by‘two
mediate sale this handling is unneoes- raent of the constitution and laws of ^ ®rpn( ahoi„ ft„.
.■•ary and adds to the expense as well j ^ 9tatc of Oklahoma so as to make ^ fRgt in th(J ,w bl
as lessens the value of the bay — * ------
Mann’* Yield, 5 Tons for 10 Years.
F I. Mann, another Institute direc-
tor, from Oilman. Iroquois county,
and one of the best and most scien-
tific farmers in Illinois, says in an
artic!<» in the Orange Judd Farmer of
May 6, 1911, “1 have grown alfalfa
the tenure of public officers longer , worfby_ a rraft to
hay seed free from weeds.
(National Crop Improvement Service.]
r ,h hands A-e I ing about twenty acres. The average i should always be purchased. It la sel
able proportion oi 8 . “■ be ! annual yield of bay is then about five join wise to buy an Inferior quality
SEEDS TESTED FREE.
[National Crop Improvement Service.)
To be sure that all seed planted is j
sturdy and will grow, it is a good
plan for every farmer before seeding
his land. If he does not care to ger- j
minate his own seed, to send a sample
ef It to the Rxperimeatal Stations of
brown and the seed ripe, there will
but little rowen. while there is much *«>-’ >,er 'J
danger that, the roots of the clover
will die after the crop is out. Rela-
tively early cutting, then,—before
many of the heads arc brown. 13 de-
Vs it is the most
profitable crop I grow it is my Inten- ]
tlcn to increase the acreage in the
Value of Alfalfa as Fertilizer.
Alfalfa has atlli another value. At
and reduce the salary.
Fourteenth. We favor the repeal
of the present laws relating to the
very best seed obtainable j eIeclion of members of the state
board of agriculture and we further
favor the initiation of a constitution-
al amendment abolishing said board.
Said resolutions to be brought be-
fore the state legislature at its pres- thel
USE HAY CAPS AND COVERS
the Wyoming Experiment Station
ar. area of land was selected and
half to alfalfa which was kind*, the -eed should be rejected. A,1
jecause it ;h cheaper in price. A tree
r3i .vfill be made of the seed at any of
ho state agricultural colleges, which
vill show the kind and number of
- ecd seeds and the per cent of germi-
- alien. lees !b*»n 99 ner cep* C t' »
will grew, or if it contain* any
,'odder or many weed reeds of other
READY FOR TARIFF REYISIOA
[National Crop Improvement Service ]
Hay caps are not so expensive
that you can afford to let the rain spoil
his State Agricultural College where ! W and $15 hay. A few hay caps and
, , , ... . covers will ’ast for years, and then you
free tests will he mad*. can ^ ^ (et them cure crops. The yield of wheat on the al-
trjrzz 1 sktstss: r™! r n. 'zs-m rr
tMp W _ J erQW |f
purchasing poor seed-
allowed to grow for five years, and
the other half was cropped with
grain and potatoes in rotation. At
the end of the time the entire area
was plowed up and planted to field
was 18 T-crapct greeter, and the yield
.Dtd should be bought subject to test. |)l ln,)crHtM i*|an to Repeal \ldrich
k is better to obtain seed which ha. |» February
i,.vii p-oduced under conditions simi- \
lai- to those whieh exist where the
™eed Is to be used. Seed should never I Washington, D. t ., ian.
be purchased from the South to be | revision of the triff by th»
used in the North and it is nasally | party in congress will begin early in
best to avoid seed grow* under trrtca I February when the house ways and J
tioa. * means committee will commence the
tblo property tr. p
fling, no matter what •
cost them dear: th,-
loosen its grip on
would the fishermen. 11
time ti> time have ^ca,
would have been 'l>< f
perhaps, and eeruiii‘
tion. to do so; but rath1'
salvage these '■
reckless fellows >tu« *
the rest of that bit** '
navigation opened in th,
year, the first mail at. on
craft, still fast In the k
by two gaunt skelotot
subsisted through the
barrel of flour and son
lug. Having acootnpHal
child's play tor
prise to poi
i (J* Ctt-'.
r ' ‘ian
1:., t^hted tb.v
is. it was
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McDowell, T. H. W. The Times--Record (Blackwell, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 6, 1913, newspaper, February 6, 1913; Blackwell, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1139001/m1/3/: accessed November 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.